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Prince of Wales Island

Small, friendly towns where people live close to the land and the sea
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Outdoor Activities Abound

One Island: Many Adventures

Did you ever think you need to get out more? Do it in a place that has so much more out to get! Opportunities to experience the great outdoors are almost unlimited on Prince Of Wales Island. You can also explore the human presence, from ancient native stone carvings to remnants of the logging and mining industries. Along with some of the best fishing in some of the cleanest waters on the planet. 

Scenic Byways

Scenic Byways aren't just for motorist. Bring your bikes and get close to the spectacular scenery on the several hundred miles of paved roads.

Have A Cave Day

Walk the Beaver Falls karst landscape interpretative trail in old growth forest, then follow a guide into El Capitan Cave - the largest known cave in Alaska. 

long days on the water

Whether you're into fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, or all of the above, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. 

Economy & Resources

Fish, timber, visitors and minerals are fundamental to the island. 
The service sector flourishes in areas from charters to lodging.
Prince of Wales Island oysters are world class delicacies.
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Native Arts & CultureS

First peoples presence reflect in community, lifestyle and artistry.
Alaska Natives on the island share Tlingit and Haida cultures.
Klawock Totem Park displays 21 restored and replicated poles.
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Local Artisans

POW Island is home to talented people inspired by natural beauty.
Where writers, musicians, dancers, artisans and carvers thrive.
Local events celebrating artisans are scheduled throughout the year.
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Take time to explore all the possibilities and begin planning your vacation today! 
Featured Upcoming

Island Events

CTE Conversation

September 25, 2023 2:00 pm
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YOU, THE DER (TSS Safeety Specialists Webinar Training)

September 26, 2023 10:30 am
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Family Community Dialogue

September 26, 2023 5:30 pm
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Smart Recovery

September 28, 2023 12:00 pm
Join us, EVERY THURSDAY, in person at the Hea
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September 29, 2023 7:15 pm
Movies are donation based and funding will be made from concession items.
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Fall Bingo & Spaghetti Night

September 30, 2023 5:00 pm
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Flu Shot Drive-Thru Clinic

October 5, 2023 9:00 am
The clinic is open to everyone and you can get your vaccination in your vehicle by appointment.
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Distinguished Men & Women

October 7, 2023 6:00 pm
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Haunted House

October 14, 2023 12:00 am
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Back to Business Basics FREE Workshop

October 23, 2023 2:00 pm
Do you want to expand yor business? Join other entrepreneurs for this fun, interactive workshop!
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Hallowe'en Party

October 28, 2023 12:00 am
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Haunted House

October 29, 2023 12:00 am
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Hallowe'en Dance Party

October 29, 2023 12:00 am
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Craig Fall Bazaar

November 4, 2023 11:00 am
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November 21, 2023 12:00 pm
Lunch served at noon with the meeting commencing at 1pm
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Join us for our Virtual Luncheon featuring Alaska Seaplanes/Island Air Express
Wednesday, July 26th, noon - 1pm
CEO's from Alaska Seaplanes to discuss their purchase of Island Air Express. More information to follow.
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